Events and Semantic Architecture


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In this study of how syntax relates to meaning, Paul Pietroski defends the hyposthesis that combining expressions corresponds to predicate-conjunction and not function-application. Chapters cover a range of constructions involving causative and serial verbs, plural noun-phrases, and complementizer phrases. The book represents a lucid contribution to the field by a leader of the new generation of philosopher-linguists.

Events and Semantic Architecture 2006, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199244317

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Events and Semantic Architecture 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199244300